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Sabine Iben, MD

216.445.4810

Sabine Iben, MD

Appointed: 2007

Sabine Iben, MD
Department: Neonatology
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code M31
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.445.4810
WorkFax:216.444.7625
Sabine Iben, MD
Department: Neonatology
Location: Hillcrest Hospital
Mail Code M31
6770 Mayfield Road
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
WorkAppointment:216.445.4810
WorkFax:216.444.7625
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Children & Adolescents Only

Biographical Sketch

Sabine C. Iben, MD, is Assistant Professor in Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital Department of Neonatology and the Neonatal Director of the Fetal Care Center.

Dr. Iben earned her medical degree from Fakultät für Klinische Medizin der Universität Heidelberg, Germany. Her post-graduate training includes a pediatric residency at University Hospital of Missouri, Columbia and a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. She completed additional training in neonatal-perinatal medicine and pediatric critical care at University Hospital in Heidelberg, Germany.

Dr. Iben is board certified in both general pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine. She is an instructor for the Neonatal Resuscitation Program and also holds certifications in pediatric advanced life support and advanced cardiovascular life support from the American Heart Association.

Dr. Iben is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Midwestern Society of Pediatric Research.

Dr. Iben has published multiple research articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as having contributed abstracts at a number of professional association meetings on ventilator induced lung injury. She has been invited to lecture and present at local, national and global institutions on topics such as protein metabolism in premature infants, gastro intestinal obstructions, and steroids in neonatology, among others.

Her specialty interests include complex congenital malformations, chronic lung disease of prematurity, and neonatal nutrition.

Education & Fellowships

Other - University of Heidelberg Hospital
Neonatology/Pediatric Critical Care
Heidelberg Germany
2001
Fellowship - university
Neonatology
Cleveland, OH USA
1999
Residency - University of Missouri Hospitals & Clinics
Pediatrics
Columbia, MO USA
1996
Internship - University of Missouri Hospitals & Clinics
Pediatrics
Columbia, MO USA
1994
Medical School - University of Heidelberg Medical Faculty
Heidelberg Germany
1993

Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics- Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Midwestern Society of Pediatric Research

Treatment & Services

  • Fetal Care

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Complications Of Prematurity

Industry Relationships

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As of 11/4/2014, Dr. Iben has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German